Blizzard was a company that won its fans by forging new paths. Activision Blizzard is a company that now feels weighed down by its own legacy.
Blizzard, the creators of World of Warcraft and Overwatch, banned a professional Hearthstone player from competing for a year after he voiced support for the Hong Kong protests during a post-game interview.
As part of our coverage of Blizzcon 2018, I decided to take a bit of a deeper look into something in particular that’s driven fans (and some attendees) into a bit of a frenzy, and that’s the announcement of Diablo: Immortal.
Nostalgia is one hell of a drug.
Let me get out of the way - I am a fan of Blizzard. Warcraft 2 was the first game I truly remember playing again and again.